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Thalmässing is a town in Franconia.


Thalmässing [1] is a small town with around 2,000 inhabitants located in, Middle Franconia (Mittelfranken), Bavaria (Bayern), Germany.


German is the only language spoken here, however there are some people living there who have a good knowledge of other foreign languages like English, French, Spanish or Italian.

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By air[edit]

Thalmässing-Waizenhofen Airfield (IATA: unlisted) is a small airfield serving the community of Thalmässing and Waizenhofen and is about 45 km south of Nuremberg. Currently the airfield is used for General Aviation purposes, primarily by private pilots in ultralight aircraft and helicopters. The airport has a maintenance facility for helicopters and microlights. Charter flights can be arranged from this airport. GPS Code: EDPW, Position latitude 49.0642;longitude 11.2092

Nuremberg Airport (IATA: NUE) [2] is around 60 km to the north and is the nearest international airport to Thalmaessing.

By train[edit]

DB-Bahnhof Hilpoltstein R6, scheduled bus service 611 (VGN)

The new ICE line runs from Nuremberg to Munich and provides a rail service to the stations of Ingolstadt and Nuremberg. A bus service is provided to the region . The former railway line Greding-Thalmässing-Rothwas closed in 1974 and replaced by a bus service. The former rail bed was converted into a cycle path.

By bus[edit]

Buses from other nearby towns are available.

By car[edit]

Thalmässing is only a few minutes by car or bus from Greding, Eichstaett, Hilpoltstein and Heideck.

It is however a fair way from major German cities Nuernberg (40 min), Munich (1.5 hr), Berlin (6 hr).

Thalmässing is 12 km from the A9 motorway; exit 56 - Berlin-Munich-South Hilpoltstein junction about 11 km. Junction 57 Greding is about 12 km.

Turn west off the E45 at Großhöbing.

Get around[edit]

The town is managable on foot. If not, taxis are available on call.

See[edit][add listing]

The Archeological Museum in Thalmässing is worth a visit.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Gredler Cycle - bike trail, a newly constructed 16.3 km long paved bike path leads along the former railway line from Roth-Greding Thalmässing to Hilpoltstein. Starting point for the bike tour is in Thalmässing. Parking spaces available in Staufer.
  • Paragliding - is offered at the nearby Thalmässing-Waizenhofen Airfield.
  • Skydiving- Thalmässing has a skydiving club Skydive Colibri based at Thalmässing-Waizenhofen Airfield

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Norma
  • Neukauf
  • Kellermarkt
  • Seasonal Markets (Easter, St. Martin's, Christmas, Pentecost)

Eat[edit][add listing]

Many restaurants are located in Thalmässing, most of them cooking typical German food.

  • Gasthaus zur Krone, Kronerwirt. Traditional Franconian food only.  edit
  • Gasthaus zum Loewen, Gerberwirt. Traditional Franconian food only.  edit
  • Lesch. Greek and German food.  edit
  • Caldo & Fredo. Italian food.  edit
  • Tucher. Italian and German food.  edit

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Lesch.  edit


Get out[edit]

  • Roth

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